Discover the many things to do in and around Kalispell

Located about 20 minutes from Glacier National Park, the rooms and suites at the Country Inn & Suites in Kalispell make a great launching pad for exploring the many amazing things to do and see in the area. Discover magnificent views at every turn as you spend the day exploring Glacier National Park by car or tour bus, on horseback, or on foot. You can keep the fun going with a ride on the Montana Brew Bus. To enjoy some regional culture, admire artwork inspired by Montana’s majestic scenery at the Hockaday Museum of Art in downtown Kalispell. Afterward, you can browse downtown’s boutiques to find the perfect memento. Love to golf? The area has nearly a dozen courses waiting for you.

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Glacier National Park

25.36 mi / 40.81 km from the hotel
Termed the Crown of the Continent, this beautiful park can be explored independently or via guided tours. Hike, bike, picnic, or drive to the top of Going-to-the-Sun Road to see the glaciers, stunning views, and perhaps a mountain goat or a bear.

Big Sky Waterpark

5.72 mi / 9.2 km from the hotel
Take the family on an aquatic adventure at Montana’s largest water park. Big Sky Waterpark features 10 waterslides, a whirlpool, and an assortment of land activities like mini golf and bumper cars.

Buffalo Hill Golf Club

6.8 mi / 10.95 km from the hotel
Founded in 1918 on what was once a buffalo pasture, this 27-hole course features lush greens, a driving range, and a practice facility.

Flathead Lake

27.17 mi / 43.73 km from the hotel
The largest freshwater lake this side of the Mississippi, beautiful Flathead Lake offers a number of ways to get on the water, including skiing, paddle boarding, and fishing. If you’re visiting in the warmer months, schedule a cruise on the Far West boat.

Northern Pines Golf Club

7.72 mi / 12.43 km from the hotel
With rolling fairways and the Stillwater River winding alongside part of the course, Northern Pines provides golfers of all skill levels with an unforgettable links experience.

Village Greens Golf Course

5.41 mi / 8.71 km from the hotel
For a first-class golfing experience, schedule a tee time at this scenic course featuring fairway knolls, mountain vistas, and sparkling lakes.

Whitefish Mountain Resort

13.08 mi / 21.06 km from the hotel
There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Whitefish Mountain Resort no matter the season. Choose from a variety of activities like mountain biking, zip-lining, or hiking in the summertime, and go skiing on 3,000 acres of powdered terrain in the winter.

Whitefish River

1.62 mi / 2.6 km from the hotel
Enjoy fishing, canoeing, or kayaking along the 24-mile-long Whitefish River in northwest Montana. Whitefish Lake is at its head, and the junction with the Stillwater River a mile east of Kalispell provides exceptional views of the surrounding mountains.

Brash Rodeo

4.88 mi / 7.85 km from the hotel
The Brash Rodeo is Western Montana’s longest running series open rodeo, with bull riding, steer riding, team roping, and barrel racing. Come see this family-friendly staple in Montana culture, part of a tradition over 150 years old.

Downtown Kalispell

7.77 mi / 12.5 km from the hotel
The gateway to the vast Glacier National Park, Kalispell is a pleasure to walk through, with its restored 1800s buildings and charming storefronts. Take in the fine arts and history of this beautiful town, and enjoy countless events and dining options.

Downtown Whitefish

8.53 mi / 13.72 km from the hotel
Downtown Whitefish offers an assortment of shops, craft beer, and eateries. Take a trip to the past with a stroll through the historic Railway District or indulge in the nightlife with award-winning cuisine and local breweries.

Downtown Bigfork

18.15 mi / 29.22 km from the hotel
This quaint community features rustic buildings and historic architecture on the banks of Flathead Lake. A variety of events are held throughout the year that draw people from all over the country, including live music, art, and film festivals.